Monroe Evangelical Free Church (Phillips, Neb.) [RG2664.AM]

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RG2664.AM:  Monroe Evangelical Free Church (Phillips, Neb.)

Records:  1885-1956
Phillips, Hamilton County, Neb.:  Evangelical Free Church
Size:  3 volumes on 1 reel of microfilm

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The material in this collection is arranged in two series: 1) Records, 1885-1945 and 2) History, origins to 1956. Two volumes of records, 1885-1910 and 1911-1945 respectively, form Series 1. Entries are in the Swedish language. A scrapbook containing church history and photographs forms Series 2. The first portion of the scrapbook contains a history of the church and community up to 1910, written in Swedish by Oscar Berggren. The second portion contains a history in English by Miss Ruth E. Gustafson.

This collection relates to the history of the church and community up to 1956. The church was originally called the Chicago Settlement Free Church. It served the Chicago settlement of Swedish settlers in Hamilton County. The Monroe Evangelical Free Church collection was loaned for microfilming in April of 1956.

DESCRIPTION

Series 1 - Church Records

Reel 1
Volume

  1. Protokollbok for Guds Forsamling; Westra Hamilton Co., Nebraska, 1885-1910
  2. Protollboken No. 2, Church of God, Chicago Settlement Hamilton County, Nebraska, 1911-1945

Series 2 - Church History

Volume

  1. Scrapbook containing:
    • A History of the church through 1910 by Oscar Berggren, in Swedish
    • History of the church through 1956 by Miss Ruth E. Gustafson, in English

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Chicago Settlement Free Church (Hamilton County, Neb.)
Evangelical Church in Nebraska
Hamilton County (Neb.) -- Churches
Monroe Evangelical Free Church (Phillips, Neb.)
Phillips (Neb.) -- Churches
Swedes in Nebraska

 

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